Viva Vegas
Dunwello trying to get lucky with Vegas engineering team (plus preview of the app)
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Matt Lauzon, the cofounder and chief executive of workplace happiness startup Dunwello, is best known for building Gemvara, the e-commerce jewelry company, from his dorm room at Babson to one of Boston's biggest consumer startups with a shop on Newbury Street. Lauzon is also known for being a big supporter of the Boston tech scene and having an active presence on Twitter, often playing elaborate online "pranks" on his fellow founders and entrepreneurs. Read More
New venture factory Blade adds veterans of Zappos, iRobot, Cisco
The team has been expanding over at Blade, the startup factory in Fort Point Channel that doesn't officially open its doors until later this month. Blade's founding trio all came from Kayak, the travel-planning site that has its technology operations in Concord, but they've recently been adding veterans of iRobot, Millennial Media, Cisco, and Zappos. Read More
A New Peace at PAX?
Positive trends in the gaming industry emerge from PAX East despite controversy
The Expo Hall at PAX East in Boston

The recent PAX East video game convention that took place from April 11-13 at the Boston Convention Center was meant to be a moment of re-invention for the PAX brand, however, some of the controversial issues that dogged the event and its founders in the past seem to keep re-emerging. That didn't stop some attendees from making headway on some of the gaming industries most pressing social issues. Read More